BPS Community Meetings on Start and End Times:
Dr. Chang and members of central office will be hosting community meetings to answer questions and receive feedback regarding the proposed start and end times. Please click 2018-2019 Start Time Community Meetings for list of dates and times.
Tuesday Sept. 5th, 2017
Families, please arrive at either 6 pm or 7 pm for our Back-to-School Night! We will meet at the Playground for a welcome from the Principal, followed by meeting the teachers, visiting the classrooms and getting prepared for the start of school!
* A variety of school partners will be in attendance as well such as:
- YMCA Dorchester (Before and After School)
- Rosie's Place
- Ashmont Boys' Choir
* Families may also order and/or pick up the school uniform at this time!
Looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday and having a strong start to the beginning of the year!
Welcome to the Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School! We are bursting with excitement to begin our 4th year as a school and continue to educate and support our students and families!
Families should expect to receive the Welcome Back Newsletter with classroom teacher assignments during the week of August 14th. In the meantime, I want to share important back to school dates and have you mark those calendars!
Saturday August 26th, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Schoolyard Cleanup Day!
Join us to rake, trim and reset our green spaces as we get ready for school
Thursday August 31st, 6 pm - 7:00 pm: Popsicles with the Principal
This event will allow you to meet me, receive the P.A. Shaw Family Guide and answer any questions that you may have!
Tuesday September 5th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Back-to-School Night
Come learn about what we will offer this upcoming school year, as we get a chance to learn more about you! At this event you'll be able to meet the classroom teacher, pick-up & pay for school uniforms and much more!
Thursday September 7th: First Day of School for 1st - 3rd Grade Students
Monday September 11th: First Day of School for K0 - K2 Students
School Hours: 9:30 am - 4:10 pm
Drop-Off/Breakfast: Begins @ 9:20 am
Dismissal: Begins at 4:10 pm
Before & After School Care:
Before School Care (7:15 am - 8:45 am): @ YMCA-Dorchester, 776 Washington Street, Dorchester MA 02124
Check us out on Facebook: Pauline Agassiz Shaw Elementary School
Visit us on Twitter: @pashawschool
Again, you can expect more detailed information about the start of school over the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, please enjoy your time with loved ones this month!
~ Principal Osei-Bobie